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No-Bake Protein Breakfast Bars

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I have been trying to eat a balanced breakfast, but I need something that’s easy and isn’t full of mystery ingredients. These protein bars cover all my bases, and I can grab one on my way out the door and eat it on my way to work. Filling, healthy, and no-bake!

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Shamrock Sugar Cookies

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I’m not big into sweets, but this idea popped into my head and I couldn’t stop thinking about it until I made some. These are the perfect St. Patrick’s Day treat, each cookie contains a little shamrock! The base recipe is also my favorite sugar cookie recipe – light and sweet and buttery.

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Curried Lentil Soup

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This soup is like a warm hug on a cold day. Are you experiencing too many cold days lately? Great, me too. I could use a warm hug. I could use more soup.

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Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

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In my world, biscotti is luxury food. Biscotti is for quiet mornings with a cup of coffee and a good book, or staycations that need to feel like more than just a normal weekend at home, or days when you just need cookies for breakfast.

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Quick and Easy Guacamole

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This is one of my all-time favorite recipes. It’s easy and tasty and I could eat it for days on end. It’s right up there with tzatziki as far as snacks that I really love.

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Crescent Roll Taco Ring

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It’s football season, which to me means one thing: appetizers. I don’t really care for football, but I’ll hang out and watch a game if there are good friends and good food present. Today, I’m bringing you the ultimate party app – crescent roll rings!

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

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Homemade taco seasoning is a super simple recipe, using common ingredients. I had all of these spices on hand already, which means it would take MORE effort to go to the store and buy pre-made taco seasoning.

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The Simplest Flan

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Flan is a custard dessert made with a soft caramel top. I initially thought it was a traditional Latin American dish, but further research indicates that many regions of the world has their own version of flan. It’s very similar to crème brûlée, except flan has a soft caramel top instead of a hardened caramel.

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Chimichurri Sauce

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Fresh herbs are my favorite way to add a ton of flavor to a meal. One thing you can always find in my fridge is a bunch of cilantro, so when I decided to try out some Brazilian dishes, I jumped on the chance to try a chimichurri recipe.

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Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)

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I was at a Brazilian steakhouse this week and it reminded me of an awesome little recipe I tried a few months ago: pão de queijo, or Brazilian cheese bread. It’s gluten-free and wildly cheesy. Fresh out of the oven they’re like little cheese lava buns – crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside.

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